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United Nations chief swaps 'Austria' for 'Australia'

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has muddled "Austria" with "Australia".

The slip of the tongue came during a news briefing at the Second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries.

Speaking to journalists, the UN boss later corrected himself explaining that he was aware there were "no kangaroos in Austria".

  • 03 Nov 2014
  • From the section World
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